WHEREAS, the nation celebrates the Week of June 17 as National Garbage Man Day; and
WHEREAS, according to the Center for Disease Control, the eradication of many diseases in the Western World is due in large part to higher public sanitation standards resulting from effective garbage disposal; and
WHEREAS, the men and women employed by the City of Piqua make significant contributions to the safety, health, and welfare of citizens; and
WHEREAS, The proper collection and disposal of waste and recyclables is vital to preventing disease, litter and dump heaps; and
WHEREAS, refuse haulers contribute to a tidy and clean community; and
WHEREAS, the City of Piqua values and celebrates the trash collectors, dumpster haulers, sewage workers, street cleaners, and all others employed in the sanitation industry to serve residents and local businesses;
NOW, THEREFORE, I, KATHRYN B. HINDS, by virtue of the authority vested in me as Mayor of Piqua, do hereby proclaim the Week of June 17 as National Garbage Man Day and encourage all citizens and local businesses to participate in opportunities to thank the men and women in the sanitation industry.
KATHRYN B. HINDS, MAYOR